Opening an old workbook

Junior9

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Feb 12, 2008
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Hi all,

I was wondering if the following is actually possible:-

I can open a file I have created previously today with VB using the following code with no problem:

strdate = Format(Now, "dd-mmmm-yyyy")
ChDir "E:\TAT"
Workbooks.Open Filename:= _
"E:\TAT\Report " & strdate & ".xls"


I would like to open a workbook from exactly 7 days ago from the same folder but I'm not sure if its possible.

Can anyone shed any light/help?!! Please?

Many Thanks
Tony
 

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njimack

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Have you tried the following?
strdate = Format(Date - 7, "dd-mmmm-yyyy")
 

Jonmo1

MrExcel MVP
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Oct 12, 2006
Messages
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Try

strdate = Format(Now - 7, "dd-mmmm-yyyy")

Also, if you're going to specify the Path in the open command, like this..
"E:\TAT\Report " & strdate & ".xls"

then there's really no point in using
ChDir "E:\TAT"


Hope this helps..
 

Junior9

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Feb 12, 2008
Messages
65
Thanks guys, I didn't think it would that simple. Code works perfect.
 

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